I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Devotion is a social force.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us